On 14 November at 10 AM, John Armour (Oxford) will be delivering the opening lecture of the Dieter Heremans Lecture Series in Law & Economics at the KU Leuven on ‘The Corporation as a Social Actor’.

To read the full program and to register, click here.

The directors of the BCC have contributed to the latest edition of TRV-RPS (2022/3): « Rechtspersonenrecht in beweging – Droit des personnes morales en évolution ».

De bestuurder – Robby Houben

Zijn de blijvende verschillen tussen NV en BV gerechtvaardigd ? – Hans De Wulf

Over de ‘versterkte goede trouw’ – Niels Appermont

Het intern reglement – Frank Hellemans

Belgische vennootschapsjuristen, het Europees vennootschapsrecht is onze grotere aandacht en waakzaamheid (eerder) waard – Marieke Wyckaert

Zijn de handvatten van het gemeen vennootschapsrecht tot realisatie van een duurzame economie aan versterking toe? – Alain François en Maxime Verheyden

Progressive Corporate Law in Belgium (?!) – Roman Aydogdu

L’équilibre “Liberté, égalité, fraternité” – Yves De Cordt

Une pensée qui mérite réflexion : faut-il élargir la notion de contrôle aux associations et aux fondations ? – Paul Alain Foriers

To celebrate Corporate Finance Lab’s 5 year anniversary, the KU Leuven’s Institute for Commercial and Insolvency Law organizes a conference on Wednesday 1 June 2022. To read the program and to register, click here.

On June 9th, the Federation of Enterprises in Belgium (FEB-VBO) and the Jean-Pierre Blumberg Chair at the University of Antwerp organize a one-day conference on shareholder activism in Belgium. For more information and to register, click here.

On 29 April, Jura Falconis organizes its annual conference. The conference focuses on Foreign Direct Investments. For more information, click here.

Our database with compilations of the CCA’s parliamentary proceedings has been finalized: the documents with respect to books 13 to 18 now also contain tracked changes reflecting modifications between (draft) texts and hyperlinks to the justification of approved amendments

The Proposal for a Directive on corporate sustainability due diligence has been published on the website of European Commission today.

The Center has recently updated its list of PhD’s in company and association law (in the broad sense) currently prepared or defended since 2018 at Belgian universities.

As from today, our website contains a useful database with compilations of the CCA’s parliamentary proceedings: one document per article, with every draft version, the explanatory memorandum, the motivation of approved amendments and relevant passages of the Council of State’s advisory opinion. The database (in French or Dutch) is available here.


On 2 December, the Instituut Financieel Recht of the UGent organises a free conference on “Business & Human Rights 2.0. Juridische facetten van het ESG-debat”.

Click here to read the program and to register.